The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Erskine region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.38% 8.70% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.71% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
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£336 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.41% 13.04% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate £345 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 21 (84.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) SAN
3 15 (60.00%) HP
3 15 (60.00%) DNS
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) DHCP
5 13 (52.00%) Thin Client
5 13 (52.00%) Fat Client
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Service Management
8 9 (36.00%) Middleware
8 9 (36.00%) Web Services
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (28.00%) AppSense
10 7 (28.00%) .NET
11 6 (24.00%) IIS
11 6 (24.00%) MS Project
11 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (24.00%) C#
11 6 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (24.00%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (24.00%) MS Project Server
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Project
1 6 (24.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) SAN
2 15 (60.00%) DNS
3 13 (52.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Radia Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
1 9 (36.00%) Middleware
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Thin Client
1 13 (52.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) HPUX
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Service Management
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (24.00%) OO
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (16.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) REXX
5 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCTS
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) KVM
4 3 (12.00%) RHEV
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) Netcool
3 3 (12.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) HP
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) AppSense
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) CA